Who Is Oskar Schindler's List?

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Schindler’s List

The documentary like film, “Schindler’s List”, starring Liam Neeson, as Oskar Schindler goes into great detail about the holocaust, the Nazi’s political parties, and events. Though the war was started on January 30, 1933, the video begins in 1939 just two weeks after German soldiers defeated Poland. Once Germany was in control, Jews were forced to register all of their family members and ordered to move into big cities and then later on into the ghettos. Some Jews were lucky enough to find the safe haven that belonged to Oskar himself. Originally Oskar created the factory to bring in easy money with free labor. He went to the board in the beginning of the film and picked a Jew to be his accountant named Itzhak who seemed
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According to holocaust survivors, Oskar Schindler had “almost nothing to do with it”, meaning them being alive and protected was not because of Oskar. There was no real “Schindler’s List” in the first place. Originally , Oskar was a spy called ‘a spy of a big caliber and an especially dangerous type”, which means he was a guy that was on both sides. Oskar Schindler was the one who planned the attack on Poland, which happens to be exactly where the movie begins at. Oskar Schindler also had secrets that ever the higher officers didn’t know, like the fact that he had two illegitimate kids and that he never talked to or anyone knew about. Elie Wiesel, the author and Holocaust survivor, said "He 's complicated it. He 's made Schindler more human, and also more extraordinary." From a holocaust survivor, Oskar Schindler wasn’t even close to being a hero, and definitely not the one that everyone talks about him to be. Historically wise, the dates were sometimes off by years. There is a scene that gives the audience a bit of an adrenaline rush and seems to be true in history when really it’s not. Many of the audience thinks that when the woman are striping down they are going to get directed into a gas chamber. Once the woman step in naked they get a liquid dripped on them which turns out to be water. Gas chambers are really common when people think of the holocaust. It is believed to have that specific scene in the movie to get the fear factor. It…show more content…
There needs to be the act of deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. For the holocaust, they did that exact thing. The Germans targeted the Jews and undesirables only and anyone that did not agree with the Germans. They did not like all of the differences that that came in between them. I believe that the holocaust can be called a gencise due to the effort in the numbers and all the hate that went into the camps. By the Germans targeting people and killing them in a mass amount it qualifies as a
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